Bishop of Carlisle will be present. At the conslusion of the business a
luncheon will be provided at the Grand Hotel for 140 guests.
A whitehaven lover of bric-a-brac, with a hazy notion of the pronunciation
of words, remarked, when he beheld the collection of the late Mr M'KUSKER,
Cockermouth, that it reminded him of the shop which Mr QUIN opened for the
sale of "antics."
At the fornightly meeting of the Board of Guardians, on Thursday, it was
agreed that the Board subscribe three guineas annually to the Silloth
Convalescent Institution. Wm. HALL was appointed taskmaster, T. ELLWOOD
porter, and Marion BLACK caretaker.
Sunday last being "Band Sunday", the members of the Artillery Volunteer
Band, under the leadership of Mr. P DANZIE, attended morning service at St
James's Church, after which anthems and choruses were played opposite the
Grand Hotel, Globe Hotel, and in the market-place. The members of the
Colliery Recreation brass Band also attended Christ Church, under the
leadership of Mr. J CURWEN, and played some selections of sacred music on
the way home.
At last Thursday's Police-court, John FLEMING was again remanded on the
charge of the manslaughter of Jane TWEDDLE. A warrant was granted for the
arrest of D DOYLE (Frizington) for refusing to quit licensed premises. Isaac
WALKER (Moor Row) was ordered to pay the costs (8s 6d) on a charge of having
ridden a bicycle without giving warning of his approach. A warrant was
granted for the arrest of M M'SHERRY, who had not complied with the order of
the Court for the payment of maintenance arrears; and a case of assault, in
which there was a cross-summons, was dismissed.
A fire occurred at Main-street, Millom, on Friday morning, in the house
occupied by Joseph FALLOWS. A constable, living next door, rushing upstairs,
brought down four children safely, when Mrs FALLOWS informed him that there
were four more children in the attic, and these the constable rescued with
difficulty. It was found that the fire had begun in a cupboard full of
clothing, and was supposed to have been caused by some matches getting
ignited by the heat of the wall. The damage is estimated at £10.
Seascale flower Show will be held on August 14th.
Mr. D'arcy CROSTHWAITE, Workington, died on Sunday morning.
August 11th has been fixed for holding the Ennerdale and Kinniside flower
A Whitehaven gentleman and scholar wonders why people laugh when he says "a
rift on the flute."
A fire broke out at Maryport Liberal Club on Saturday, when damage,
estimated at about P100, was done.
Lieut. ELOFF, who made use of insulting references to Her Majesty, has been
re-instated in the Transvaal Police and promoted.
Mr A HOLMES, chairman of the Harrington District Council, was sworn in as a
justice of the peace at the Whitehaven Police-court on Monday.
Sarah SMITHSON (18), of Mealsgate, was at Wigton on Friday committed to the
Assizes, for having concealed the birth of her child.
The swimming bath at the Whitehaven Baths is now being freely patronised,
and the Turkish bath is reserved for the exclusive use of ladies all day on
The managers of the Hensingham National Schools have received most
favourable reports as to the result of the recent Diocesan examination in
The sale of the house on Coach-road, occupied by Mr COUSINS, and other
property will take place this afternoon (Thursday), at three o'clock, at
JACKSON's Auction Mart, Duke-street.
Workington Male Voice Choir, assisted by Mr SOBEY and Miss LAPRAIK, gave a
concert in aid of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, in
the Oddfellows Hall, on Friday evening.